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Research administration

 

UIS works closely with the Research Office in maintaining and developing the systems that ensure the smooth running of the University's research administration.

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High-performance computing

 

Research Computing Services offers hosting, management and operation of small, dedicated HPC clusters for individual research groups within any institution in the University. The service also provides consultancy in the procurement and building of HPC facilities for research groups.

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Research data storage

 

Our research data storage services offer a competitively priced alternative to storage on local platforms, which can be costly to implement and maintain, and to storage on external drives, where data may be physically vulnerable and there is little or no guarantee that lost, stolen or corrupted data can be recovered.

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Human Tissue Tracker

 

The University's Human Tissue Tracker is a web application and data store to assist the process of recording and tracking human tissue samples. The tool is born out of the need to comply with the UK's Human Tissue Act 2004. It can be used by any registered lab or institution in the University.

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Reference management programs

 

UIS supports and runs training courses on three reference management programs: EndNote, Mendeley and Zotero.

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Perma.cc

 

Perma.cc helps you to preserve the online sources you cite and to make those records accessible to your readers.

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Your University GoogleDrive: 20GB quota limit from December 2022

19 January 2022

Google is replacing its G Suite for Education model licensing model in October 2022. As a result, there will be a new limit of 20GB on personal GoogleDrive spaces provided with G Suite@Cambridge accounts. If your GoogleDrive usage exceeds 20GB after 1 December 2022, your University account GoogleDrive will become read-only until your usage is brought below 20GB.

Moodle offline for upgrade during 06:00–12:00 on Tuesday 11 January

10 January 2022

Moodle will be unavailable from 06:00 to 12:00 on Tuesday 11 January while we upgrade it to version 3.9. During the upgrade, you won’t be able to view or upload sessions on Panopto because access is managed via your Moodle login. Assessment Moodle, ICE Moodle and Clinical School Moodle users will be unaffected. An outline...

HEAT authentication method changing to Azure on 13 January

7 January 2022

We're changing the authentication method for the IT service management system, HEAT, to Microsoft Azure on Thursday 13 January 2022. What is changing? You should continue to use the same URL for accessing HEAT: https://uniofcam.saasiteu.com. However, the 'Sign in' screen you'll be directed to will look slightly different,...